What does Kalli mean?
Kalli \k(al)-li\ as a name for girls is of Latin, Greek, Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and Kalli means "cup; fairest, most beautiful; beautiful, lovely; black". Kalli is a variation of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta. Kalli is also a variation of Callie (Greek). Kalli is also used as a derivative of Kali (Hindi, Sanskrit), Kallie (Greek) and Kallista (Greek).
Kalli has 17 more alternative forms via Calista, Callie, Kali, Kallie, Kallista: Calesta, Calina, Calissa, Calisto, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, Calyssa, Calysta, Kahle, Kalesta, Kalista, Kalle, Kallesta, Kallita, Kallysta and Kalysta.
Kalli is an uncommon first name for women. Kalli is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Kalli (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Cali (#201 the previous year), Calista, Calla, Callie (#186), Kala, Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Kali (#262) and Kallie (#643). These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1999 (usage of 0.3817%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3118%, down 18.3%), with the forms Calista, Kala, Kaleigh and Kaley becoming less fashionable. Cali (#201), Callie (#186), Kali (#262) and Kallie (#643) are four of the more fashionable baby names in this list, with Callie undergoing a resurgence in popularity. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Kalli and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kalli is alike in pronunciation to Callia, Kaala, Kaela▼, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kahla, Kaila▼, Kaili, Kailie, Kalae, Kalah, Kalea, Kalee, Kalia, Kalie, Kayla, Kaylei, Kayli▼, Kaylie, Kaylla, Kayllie, Keeli, Keili, Kelli▼, Kellie▼, Kelly and Kyli. Other suggested similar baby names are Halli, Karli▼, Kayle, Kyall, Salli and Valli. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalli.